Ontario's School Battery Recycling Challenge

Ontario's School Battery Recycling Challenge

Welcome to the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge!

The Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge is for elementary and secondary schools in the province of Ontario. If you want to do something great for the environment and have a chance to win great prizes, you've come to the right place! This challenge is brought to you by Raw Materials Company Inc.

Welcome Students!

If you are a student and your school is participating in the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge, you can register to win some great prizes. Please enter here.

Students Enter Here!
Students Enter Here!

Welcome Teachers!

Welcome to the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge!

If you are a teacher or work at one of Ontario's elementary or secondary schools, please enter here.

Teachers Enter Here!
Teachers Enter Here!

The OSBRC has raised an estimated:

$1,440.36

OSBRC 5th Annual Challenge Leaderboards

OSBRC Pledge Prize Pool

Estimated PRIZE POOL

$5,761.43

27 schools are eligible for
a share of the OSBRC Pledge Prize!

Every school that recycles 100% of their OSBRC Pledge will receive an equal share of the OSBRC Pledge Prize!


Most Batteries Recycled
by a School

Estimated Provincial PRIZE

$4,321.07

School District Estimated* Actual* Total
1st Springfield Public School Springfield TVDSB 3,667 143,684 148,954
2nd Bayview Public School Midland Scdsb 0 146,530 148,103
3rd Quintilian School Kingston IND 22,044 24,316 47,539
4th McGillivray Central Ailsa Craig, Ont. TVDSB 38,872 0 39,872
5th Monsignor Michael O'Leary Bracebridge smcdsb 11,002 25,740 38,054
6th Bloomsburg Public School Waterford GEDSB 8,068 28,073 37,726
7th Westfield Elementary Tillsonburg TVDSB 27,137 7,822 35,959
8th Tecumseh Vista Academy Tecumseh GECDSB 14,669 19,239 35,502
9th King's Town School Kingston IND 14,614 18,505 34,119
10th Central Baptist Academy Brantford CBAC 13,202 18,784 33,284

The school that recycles the most single-use alkaline batteries overall, will win this prize.


Most Batteries Recycled
by Average Student Body

Estimated Provincial PRIZE

$2,880.71

School District Estimated* Actual* Total
1st Quintilian School Kingston IND 17,471 19,272 37,922
2nd Springfield Public School Springfield TVDSB 597 23,374 25,574
3rd Bayview Public School Midland Scdsb 0 12,208 13,781
4th King's Town School Kingston IND 5,252 6,651 12,903
5th Muskoka Christian School Utterson MACS 3,827 5,614 10,873
6th McGillivray Central Ailsa Craig, Ont. TVDSB 9,314 0 10,314
7th Bloomsburg Public School Waterford GEDSB 1,216 4,233 7,034
8th Chapel Hill Catholic School Orleans OCSB 3,293 1,569 6,176
9th Central Baptist Academy Brantford CBAC 1,855 2,639 5,792
10th Guildwood Junior Public School Toronto TDSB 2,519 2,261 5,780

The school that recycles the most batteries per student/staff enrolled will win this prize.


Click here to see the full OSBRC Leaderboards!


Iron Earth Canada is excited to be apart of the OSBRC this year! Teachers and students can receive a free bag of Iron Earth for your garden this year!

Find out how to get your free bag here. Learn more about the benefits of Iron Earth here.

Battery Preperation Safety

Most of the batteries that we use everyday do not require any special preparation before recycling. However, we do recommend that precautionary measures be taken when recycling certain types of batteries to reduce any risk of short-circuit.

To learn more about how to safely store and prepare your batteries for recycling, click here.

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Sick Kids Foundation

The Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge and Raw Materials Company Inc. are proud to be a part of the effort to raise money for such an important charity. Proceeds from this event will help support the SickKids Foundation.

Click here for more information.

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